UN chief calls for more resources to fight attacks in Africa’s Sahel

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN chief calls for more resources to fight attacks in Africa’s Sahel” – below is their description.

The UN secretary-general says attacks in Africa’s Sahel region have grown from a regional to a global issue.

Antonio Guterres made the remark during his tour of West Africa, where he visited Senegal, Niger and Nigeria.

He also assured leaders that the UN’s top priority is to see peace and stability in the region.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar, Senegal.

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“Nicolas Haque is an award-winning roving news correspondent based out of Dakar, Senegal. He started working for Al Jazeera in 2008 as a correspondent in Dhaka, Bangladesh, before moving to Senegal in 2013. Previously, he worked in current affairs for ITN, Channel 4 News, BBC Asian Programmes and ABC News in London. A member of the African Foreign Press Association, he holds an MA honours in Anthropology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.” Source – Al Jazeera English website

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